Duttaphrynus valhallae (Meade-Waldo, 1909)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Duttaphrynus > Species: Duttaphrynus valhallae

Bufo valhallae Meade-Waldo, 1909 "1908", Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1908: 786. Syntypes: "2 females"; BMNH 1909.9.6.1 plus 1 not traced according to Inger, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 63. Type locality: "Pulo Weh Island, off N. Sumatra", Indonesia.

"Bufo" valhallaeFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 364. Excluded from Bufo and unassigned to genus.

Duttaphrynus valhallaeVan Bocxlaer, Biju, Loader, and Bossuyt, 2009, BMC Evol. Biol., 9 (e131): 1-10.

English Names

Pulo Weh Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 44).


Known only from the type locality (Weh Island, Indonesia), off the north end of Sumatra.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


Provisionally allocated to the Bufo stomaticus group by Dubois and Ohler, 1999, J. South Asian Nat. Hist., 4: 170. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 26, to compare this species with others in the Sunda Shelf region.

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